It was discovered , the the GNU Debugger (gdb) would load untrusted files from the current working directory when .debug_gdb_scripts was defined. While this was a design decision, it is an insecure one and users who do not pre-inspect untrusted files may execute arbitrary code with their privileges.
Created gdb tracking bugs for this issue
Affects: fedora-all [bug 756117]
This issue has been addressed in following products:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Via RHSA-2013:0522 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0522.html